Trent Baalke on Vernon Davis: “He is certainly one of those guys that deserves to be a 49er.”

SANTA CLARA – Trent Baalke sat down with Bay Area reporters and answered questions for 45 minutes Saturday afternoon. Here’s what he said about Vernon Davis. ME: When you extended Joe Staley’s contract this offseason, you said you were excited to make him a 49er for life. When you extended Frank Gore’s contract a few […]

Good news. I'm anxious to see how Lynch responds in camp. I really hope Martin wins that center job........ - Razoreater

Tramaine Brock breaks up three, Chris Cooks gives up nine

SANTA CLARA – Here’s what stood out to me at the 49ers’ first padded practice of training camp. THE GOOD 1. Tramaine Brock. Broke up three passes today. First, he intercepted Kory Faulkner who was trying to throw to Stevie Johnson. Then, Brock broke up a pass intended for Carlos Hyde. And then, Brock broke […]

Cheers, sounds exactly like the player I described a few days ago. Good at getting open in the short and intermediate ar... - Scooter_McG

Greg Roman: “I for one love throwing to the backs because a lot of times people forget about them.”

SANTA CLARA — Greg Roman was interviewed Saturday morning in the 49ers’ auditorium. Here is a transcript courtesy of the 49ers “Sorry if I kept anybody waiting. Just got done with a team presentation by [running backs coach] Tom Rathman and [secondary coach] Ed Donatell that has me even more invigorated for today. But it’s […]

49ers training staff is one of the best in the league. A combination of a physical style and some older players have con... - 49erz4Life

Culliver on rehabbing an ACL tear, becoming a starter and going to court

SANTA CLARA – Chris Culliver was interviewed Saturday afternoon by Bay Area reporters outside of the 49ers’ locker room. Here is a transcript. Q: How does the knee feel? CULLIVER: It feels good. I’m cutting well. A lot of confidence. Training hard. Q: When you reported to camp last year, did you do so with […]

Q: There was an incident in the offseason. Can you explain what happened and what your mindset is as far as that situati... - Coffee's for Closers®

LaMichael James says he weighs 208 pounds

SANTA CLARA – LaMichael James was interviewed Saturday afternoon by Bay Area reporters outside of the 49ers’ locker room. Here is a transcript. Q: Bruce Miller said you’ve been nothing but positive. Is that the mindset you’re taking coming into camp? JAMES: Yeah. If you don’t take that mindset, (training camp) will eat you alive. […]

I'm still a Gore fan. Just stating the obvious.... - rocket

Bruce Miller on Kendall Hunter: “This year we were really looking to bust him out and use him a lot early.”

SANTA CLARA – Bruce Miller was interviewed Saturday afternoon by Bay Area reporters outside of the 49ers’ locker room. Here is a transcript. Q: Does your heart sink for what happened to Kendall Hunter? MILLER: Yeah. One, just being a close friend, a teammate, a brother – you don’t ever want to see that happen […]

He doesn't seize this opportunity, he may not get another from the 49ers........ - Razoreater

Carlos Hyde: “In practice right now, you don’t get too many chances where you get to run somebody over.”

SANTA CLARA – Carlos Hyde was interviewed Saturday afternoon by Bay Area reporters outside of the 49ers’ locker room. Here is a transcript. Q: Are you excited to put the pads on today? HYDE: Yeah, I’m pretty excited. It has been a while since I’ve had the pads on. Well, I take that back. I […]

+10 thumbs up... - G9er

Kendall Hunter tears ACL

Adam Schefter just reported that Kendall Hunter tore his ACL in practice Friday. He tried to cut and juke and his knee gave out. Who do you think will be the 49ers’ second-leading rusher this season?  

You were saying???... - Coffee's for Closers®

Training camp report: Colin Kaepernick misses the mark

SANTA CLARA – Here’s what stood out to me at the 49ers’ second non-padded practice of training camp. THE GOOD 1. Brandon Lloyd. Made a 20-yard catch near the sideline during an 11-on-11 team drill. Colin Kaepernick threw the pass high. Lloyd jumped and caught the ball and got both feet inbounds. 2. Stevie Johnson. […]

Really worried? Ha! For me, those days are gone with the coming of Harbaugh and his hand picked quarterback of mass dest... - Razoreater

Vic Fangio says Chris Culliver looks really good physically

SANTA CLARA — Vic Fangio was interviewed in the 49ers’ auditorium Friday morning. Here is a transcript courtesy of the 49ers. You finally got to see DB Jimmie Ward on the field. Any reaction to seeing him out there running around a little bit? “He did fine. You know, he was also here last week […]

Come, now. What Fangio says has never been relevant to this particular debate.... - Euclidite

Kendall Hunter injures knee

SANTA CLARA — Kendall Hunter just injured his right knee during a seven on seven drill. He caught a pass in the flat, tried to juke and make Perrish Cox miss and Hunter’s right knee buckled. He stayed on the ground for five minutes and then walked to the locker room.  

I guess the good fortune ( lack of injuries) of the 2011 season is trying to even itself out through all the injuries du... - Willtalk

49ers activate Ellington

The 49ers just announced that they have activated rookie wide receiver Bruce Ellington from the NFI list. Ellington sprained his ankle after mini-camp. Practice starts now. Stay tuned for my report.

Tuna, ML definitely marches to the beat of a different drummer. His appearance at the White House and Espys certainly co... - Mary